GO China: Culture and Language

An exciting four-week Chinese culture and language summer programme in the heart of Beijing.

Programme details

Dates: 4 weeks starting in July 2018
Location: Beijing Institute of Technology (BIT), Beijing, China
Application deadline: 15 December 2017


  • Programme and accommodation costs are covered by Beijing Institute of Technology. 
    These include:
    • Tuition for all classes
    • Accommodation for the duration of the programme
    • Organised trips and excursions
  • Students will have to cover the following costs: 
    • return flights to and from Beijing
    • visa and travel insurance
    • food and personal spending money.

The Beijing Institute of Technology has invited up to 25 University of Bristol students from any discipline to attend a Chinese culture and language immersion programme in summer 2018.

Beijing Institute of Technology is a highly-ranked research university, with specialisms in science and engineering and a standout location in the Chinese capital. Course topics may include Chinese history, the Chinese economy, or Chinese calligraphy and painting, alongside Mandarin Chinese lessons. Your summer experience will extend beyond the classroom and will include trips designed to develop your cultural and linguistic experience.

This is a unique opportunity to gain international experience while deepening your understanding of Chinese culture. You will acquire cross-cultural skills and build a basic knowledge of Mandarin Chinese, two competencies that are greatly valued by employers.

Application process

Applications are closed!

Our online applications closed on the 15 December 2017. If you are still interested in the programme or finding out about other short term opportunities abroad please e-mail us on go-abroad@bristol.ac.uk

Contact us

If you need more information about studying or working abroad

Email: go-abroad@bristol.ac.uk
Phone: +44 (0) 117 39 40205
In Person: 3rd Floor, 31 Great George Street, University of Bristol, BS1 5QD

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